There are a number of software options for writing your thesis. We have included here some information, links, training and PGR case studies on some of the more common examples.
Microsoft Word is perhaps the most common word processing tool used for thesis writing. One of our researchers as part of the Researcher-Led Initiative awards developed some guidance and online resources on Writing your thesis in Microsoft Word which may be useful.
Scrivener is the go-to app for writers of all kinds, used every day by best-selling novelists, screenwriters, non-fiction writers, students, academics, lawyers, journalists, translators and more. In this video, Edward Mills, PGR in Modern Languages, talks about using Scrivener for writing his thesis. You can find out more and download a free trial on the Scrivener/Literature and Latte website.
LaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. Here are some useful resources on PGRs who have used LaTeX for writing up their thesis: